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Delta Dental of Kentucky makes $5,000 gift to WKU mobile unit

WKU’s Institute for Rural Health will use a $5,000 gift from Delta Dental of Kentucky to purchase dental materials for the Mobile Dental Unit. The preventive services offered by the Mobile Dental Unit staff help provide access to dental care for children and adults in the service area. During the 2013-14 fiscal year, more than […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 15-21, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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View from the Hill – Office of Scholar Development

WKU has had unprecedented success in the number of students achieving international scholarships. Amy Bingham has more on the office behind that progress in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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WKU professor participating in statewide NSF EPSCoR project

WKU biology professor Sigrid Jacobshagen will use her expertise in plant physiology and biochemistry as part of a $24 million research effort called “Powering the Kentucky Bioeconomy for a Sustainable Future.” The state was awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) with an additional $4 million in […]

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WKU forensics team opens 2014-15 season by hosting tournament

The WKU forensics team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Forensics Fiesta on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 19-21. The event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, and hosted 18 schools, including the University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, Illinois State University, Truman State University and Gustavus Adolphus […]

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Regents committees to meet Sept. 26

The committees of WKU’s Board of Regents will meet Friday (Sept. 26). The meetings will begin at noon in the Martin Regents Room, Mass Media and Technology Hall. The Academic Affairs Committee will meet first, followed by the Executive, Finance and Budget and Student Affairs committees. The agenda is available at http://www.wku.edu/regents. Contact: Bob Skipper, […]

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Visits to community colleges help WKU spread transfer message

WKU is making it easier for community college students to transfer and President Gary Ransdell is helping spread the word. Dr. Ransdell and other WKU administrators recently visited seven campuses within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System that have Joint Admissions agreements with WKU to meet with students and administrators. His message: WKU wants […]

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More than 400 students to attend Agriculture Safety Day Sept. 25

More than 400 fourth grade students from Allen and Warren counties are expected to participate in the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Sept. 25. The students will be at WKU’s L.D. Brown Agricultural Exposition Center to participate in 10 educational topics, including animal safety, ATV safety, hearing protection, oral health and bicycle safety. The sessions […]

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WKU group attends Kentucky’s annual GIS conference

Students, faculty and alumni from WKU met this week (Sept. 15-17) in Louisville at the Galt House to share thoughts on new developments and best practices in geographic information systems (GIS). Each year, GIS professionals and users from across the Commonwealth gather at the annual Kentucky Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference. This conference brings together […]

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WKU plans Leadership Symposium Oct. 22 for Glasgow region

WKU is making leadership development available to the Glasgow region on Oct. 22. Dr. Cecile Garmon, a Glasgow resident and Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence in the Gordon Ford College of Business at WKU, announced the Center’s initiative to provide leadership development activities for local individuals within the region with a regional symposium. […]

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NASA T-38 Talon flown by Wilcutt moving to Aviation Heritage Park

WKU President Gary Ransdell among riders during Sept. 21 trip Aviation Heritage Park has announced that Sunday (Sept. 21) will be “Moving Day” for its newest acquisition, a fully restored NASA T-38 Talon flown by WKU graduate and U.S. Marine Col. Terry Wilcutt. The aircraft will be towed from the Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport […]

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WKU graduate stars in national tour of ‘Veggie Tales Live’

Jonathan Perry, a 2007 graduate of WKU’s Department of Theatre & Dance, will be returning to Bowling Green next week with the national tour of Veggie Tales Live. Perry, a native of Nashville, Tenn., plays the host of the show that features lively storytelling, colorful costumes and lessons about life. Based on the TV show […]

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